Sporran calling

Who repaired it?

I did

How long did the repair take?

5 min

How much did it cost?


How was the object repaired?

One of the clips had snapped on the back of my sporran. I used a small cable tie that I already had to fasten the chain back onto the clasp.

Why did you repair the object?

I didn’t see the point in buying a new one to replace it when I knew I could at least bodge it back together again.

Why do you think it is important to repair things?

It’s good to give some things a decent life span and get as much use out of them as possible.

What would be important to you to be included in a Repair Declaration for Ireland?

An end to built in obsolescence.

What actions do you think could help Westmeath achieve a vibrant repair culture?

We need more awareness about the damage we’re doing to the planet to produce a lot of the stuff we use. I think that would encourage people to try and get the most out of the things they have.